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4.1.1.2 Anglo Saxon et seq.

Birch, Walter de Gray, ed. and trans. The Historical Charters and Constitutional Documents of the City of London. Rev. ed. London: Whiting, 1887.


Bond, Edward A., ed. Facsimiles of Ancient Charters in the British Museum. 4 Parts. London: The British Museum, 1873-1878.
Abstract: 144 plates which are transcribed but not translated. Continued by Warner and Ellis, Facsimiles of Royal and other charters in the British Museum (1903).

Bristol (England). Bristol : the City Charters : Containing the Original Institution of Mayors ... and All ... Officers Whatsoever ... Also of a Common-Council, and the Ancient Laws and Customs of the City ... Corrected According to the Latin Originals . Bristol: F. Farley, 1736.
Notes: Also available online in ECCO (subscription database)
Abstract: Text in English from the original Latin.

Clark, George T., ed. Cartae Et Alia Munimenta Quae Ad Dominium De Glamorgancia Pertinent, 447-1721. 6 Vols . Talygarn: W. Lewis, 1910.
Abstract: Text in Latin with notes and introduction in English. Includes charters, pleas, inquisitions post mortem, etc.

Dugdale, William, and Roger Dodsworth, ed. Monasticon Anglicanum : a History of the Abbies and Other Monasteries, Hospitals, Frieries, and Cathedral and Collegiate Churches, With Their Dependencies, in England and Wales : Also of All Such Scotch, Irish, and French Monasteries, As Were in Any Manner Connected With Religious Houses in England .. 6 Vols. in 8. New enlarged ed.1817..
Notes: 1693 edition also available online in EEBO; 1718 edition availale online in ECCO (subscription databases)
Abstract: "New edition, enriched with a large accession of materials now first printed from leiger (sic) books, chartularies, rolls, and other documents preserved in the national archives, public libraries, and other repositories; the history of each religious foundation in English being prefixed to its respective series of Latin charters." Considered the richest collection in England of charters and documents of the 11th and 12th centuries.

Finberg, H. P. R., ed. The Early Charters of Devon and Cornwall. University of Leicester. Department of English Local History. Occasional papers, 2. Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1953.

---, ed. The Early Charters of the West Midlands. Studies in Early English History, 2. Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1961.

---, ed. The Early Charters of Wessex. Studies in Early English History, 3. Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1964.

Foster, Charles W., and Kathleen Major, eds. The Registrum Antiquissimum of the Cathedral Church of Lincoln. 10 Vols. Lincoln Record Society Publications, 27, 29, 32, 34, 41, 42, 46, 51, 62, 67. Hereford: Lincoln Record Society, 1931-1973.
Abstract: Important collection of charters relating to the possessions of Lincoln Cathedral. The series includes an atlas of 20 facsimiles.

Gibbs, Marion, ed. Early Charters of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, London. Royal Historical Society. Camden 3rd ser., 58. London: Offices of the Royal Historical Society, 1939.
Abstract: Contains Anglo Saxon charters.
Hart, Cyril R., ed. The Early Charters of Eastern England . Studies in Early English History, 5. Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1966.

---, ed. The Early Charters of Essex. 2nd ed. Leicester : Leicester University Press, 1971.
Abstract: Original 1957 edition published in two volumes as University of Leicester. Department of English Local History. Occasional papers, 10. Contents: Vol. 1, The Saxon Period; Vol. 2, The Norman Period.

Hatton, Christopher, Doris M. P. Stenton, Frank M.Stenton , and Lewis C. Loyd, eds. Sir Christopher Hatton's Book of Seals: to Which Is Appended a Select List of the Works of Frank Merry Stenton . Northamptonshire Record Society Publications, 15. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1950.
Abstract: Contains a collection of charters.

Howlett, David R. Sealed From Within: Self-Authenticating Insular Charters . Dublin, Ireland; Portland, OR: Four Courts Press, 1999.
Abstract: Contains English translations and analyses with Latin originals.

Leach, Arthur F., ed. Educational Charters and Documents 598 to 1909. New York: AMS Press, 1911.
Abstract: Text chiefly in English and Latin. Reprinted in 1971.

Napier Arthur S., and William H. Stevenson , eds. The Crawford Collection of Early Charters and Documents Now in the Bodleian Library. Oxford: Clarendon, 1895.
Abstract: Model edition of 19 documents, AD 739-1150 with full notes.

Salter, Herbert E., ed. Facsimiles of Early Charters in Oxford Muniment Rooms . Oxford: Printed by J. Johnson at the University Press, 1929.
Abstract: Contains102 facsimiles.

Thorpe, John, ed. Registrum Roffense: or, A Collection of Antient Records, Charters, and Instruments of Divers Kinds, Necessary for Illustrating the Ecclesiastical History and Antiquities of the Diocese and Cathedral Church of Rochester. London: W.& J Richardson, 1769.
Abstract: Includes a law record of the reign of Henry I and the laws of several of the Anglo-Saxon Kings, particularly of the four kings whose laws are omitted by Lambarde, together with the Anglo-Saxon form of oaths. Text in Latin.

Watkin, Aelred, ed. The Great Chartulary of Glastonbury . Somerset Record Society Publications, 59, 63. Frome: The Society, 1947.
Abstract: The original Latin text (with some omissions) of the 14th century folio ms. in the library of the Marquess of Bath at Longleat.
 

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